- 4 Year
- WORCESTER, MA
- Academicsgrade A
- Valuegrade A minus
- Diversitygrade A minus
- Campusgrade C
- Athleticsgrade B minus
- Party Scenegrade A minus
- Professorsgrade A minus
- Locationgrade B minus
- Dormsgrade C minus
- Campus Foodgrade C minus
- Student Lifegrade B+
- Safetygrade B
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a global leader in project-based learning and one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. As a research university centered on engineering, science, technology, and mathematics, WPI’s distinctive curriculum offers students opportunities to work closely with faculty and convert classroom concepts to real-world impact.
Students call WPI's project-based learning approach "life-changing" and say it prepares them for success in their careers and lives. The university’s high-caliber, rigorous curriculum lets students solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. They see how their work makes a direct and often immediate difference in local, national, and even global communities.
WPI's graduates receive some of the highest starting salaries of their peers, attend prestigious graduate schools, and ascend to leadership roles and high-income brackets over their lives.
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Most Popular Majors
- Mechanical Engineering229 Graduates
- Computer Science183 Graduates
- Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering101 Graduates
- Electrical Engineering95 Graduates
- Robotics and Automation Engineering95 Graduates
- Chemical Engineering71 Graduates
- Aerospace Engineering59 Graduates
- Mathematics41 Graduates
- Civil Engineering39 Graduates
- Biology31 Graduates
Robotics at WPI
WPI robotics features a dedicated and enthusiastic faculty with strong industry connections, performing breakthrough research, providing hands-on work with robotic devices in our many state-of-the-art labs, all while encouraging experimentation and fostering competitive teams that routinely win national robotics awards. Come find out what set's WPI robotics apart from the rest!
- Mix of Online and on Campus6%
- On Campus94%
- Fast paced47%
- You acquire experience on numerous projects9%
- Home away from home2%